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Old Mole Variety Hour January 8th, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole  From Against the Grain, The Nation, Reconsidered host by C.S Soong "Is a world of nation-states desirable? If ultranationalism is pernicious, are some forms of nationalism beneficial? Should struggles framed in terms of ... Read more

PDX Progressive Talk Radio - December 2023

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This month I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing the Democratic Party of Clackamas County(DPCC) Chair, Cris Waller. We had a lot of fun and I really enjoyed our discussion. Below is her bio and I've added some images for you to aww over too :) We talked about All thi... Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Ballot Initiatives

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Oregon’s citizen-initiated ballot measure process is a tool of grassroots democracy, allowing collective action by an organized majority of the population. However, time and time again, those with vast resources have impeded attempts to make the city more equitable and s... Read more

Salem-Keizer Education Workers Ready to Strike

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Rank-and-file leaders of Salem-Keizer education union discuss their struggles for fair union contracts and how they're getting strike ready. Kimberly Reed Zauber and Geovanny Tolentino of the Salem-Keizer Education Association (SKEA, the certified teachers) plus Jeff Jabin ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 4, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which features a re-broadcast from the radio show Against the Grain. The pandemic highlighted the vital importance of care work—whether childcare, nursing home care, medical care or schooling – and the struggles many people... Read more

The Wild West of Carbon Credits

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We still have a brief window of opportunity to avoid the worst impacts of climate change if we drastically and quickly begin to cut all carbon emissions. However meaningful efforts to achieve these cuts are being undermined by the heavy use of carbon offsets, which allow bu... Read more

Portland Teachers on Strike

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Elementary and Middle School  teachers, Ron Morgan and Emily Golden-Fields, present an up close and personal view and analysis of the historic Portland Association of Teachers strike, now in its fourth week, shaking up the city. Read more

How Portland Metro Chamber and Business Lobbyists Undermine Education Funding

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In November, Portland teachers went on strike for the first time ever to demand better resources for schools. The local business lobby was quick to chastise the teachers for withholding their labor — but what role do groups like Portland Metro Chamber play in underfundin... Read more

A Fair Farm Bill for All

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States’ food system has become a corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed. Currently Congress is negotiating the 19th Farm Bill which is an opportunity to pass a fair Farm Bill for all, after de... Read more

The Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest and the Climate, with Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Paul Koberstein, co-founded Cascadia Times in 1995 and has been editor since its inception. A journalist for 40 years, Koberstein was a staff writer for The Oregonian and Willamette Week. He and Kathy Durbin were two of the first mainstream journalists to ... Read more